List of Famous people born in Egypt

Cleopatra

Born on January 13, -0069
Died on August 12, -0030 (aged 38)

Cleopatra VII Philopator was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt. As a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, she was a descendant of its founder Ptolemy I Soter, a Macedonian Greek general and companion of Alexander the Great. After the death of Cleopatra, Egypt became a province of the Roman Empire, marking the end of the second to last Hellenistic state and the age that had lasted since the reign of Alexander. Her native language was Koine Greek, and she was the only Ptolemaic ruler to learn the Egyptian language.

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Mohamed Salah

محمد صلاح حامد محروس غالي
First Name Mohamed
Last Name Salah
Born on June 15, 1992 (age 31)
Height 175 cm | 5'9

Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly is an Egyptian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Liverpool and the Egypt national team. Considered one of the best players in the world, he is known for his finishing, dribbling, and speed.

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Tutankhamon

Born on November 30, -1342
Died on November 30, -1324 (aged 18)

Tutankhamun, Egyptological pronunciation Tutankhamen, was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who was the last of his royal family to rule during the end of the 18th Dynasty during the New Kingdom of Egyptian history. His father was the pharaoh Akhenaten, believed to be the mummy found in the tomb KV55. His mother is his father's sister, identified through DNA testing as an unknown mummy referred to as "The Younger Lady" who was found in KV35.

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Nagui

Born on November 14, 1961 (age 62)
Born in France, Occitania

Nagui Fam is an Egyptian-born French TV and radio personality of Egyptian and Italian descent. In his professional life, he goes by his first name Nagui.

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Mohamed Atta

First Name Mohamed
Last Name Atta
Born on September 1, 1968
Died on September 11, 2001 (aged 33)
Height 173 cm | 5'8

Mohamed Mohamed el-Amir Awad el-Sayed Atta was an Egyptian hijacker and the ringleader of the September 11 attacks in which four United States commercial aircraft were commandeered with the intention of destroying specific civilian and military targets. He served as the hijacker-pilot of American Airlines Flight 11 which he crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center as part of the coordinated attacks. At 33 years of age, he was the oldest of the 19 hijackers who took part in the attacks.

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Omar Sharif

ميشيل ديمتري شلهوب
First Name Omar
Last Name Sharif
Born on April 10, 1932
Died on July 10, 2015 (aged 83)
Height 180 cm | 5'11

Omar Sharif was an Egyptian film and television actor. He began his career in his native country in the 1950s, but is best known for his appearances in both British and American productions. His films include Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Funny Girl (1968). He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Lawrence of Arabia. He won three Golden Globe Awards and a César Award.

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Mamdouh Elssbiay

First Name Mamdouh
Last Name Elssbiay
Born on September 16, 1984 (age 39)
Born in Egypt

Mamdouh Mohammed Hassan Elssbiay is an Egyptian IFBB professional bodybuilder. Elssbiay is often referred to by his nickname Big Ramy. He is the 2020 Mr. Olympia bodybuilding champion.

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Dodi Fayed

Emad El-Din Mohamed Abdel Muna'im Al-Fayed
First Name Dodi
Last Name Fayed
Died on August 31, 1997 (aged 27)

Emad El-Din Mohamed Abdel Mena'em Fayed, better known as Dodi Fayed, was an Egyptian film producer and the son of billionaire Mohamed Al Fayed. He was the romantic partner of Diana, Princess of Wales, when they both died in a car crash in Paris in 1997.

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Eli Cohen

First Name Eli
Born on December 6, 1924
Died on May 18, 1965 (aged 40)
Spy

Eliyahu Ben-Shaul Cohen, commonly known as Eli Cohen, was an Israeli spy. He is best known for his espionage work in 1961–65 in Syria, where he developed close relationships with the Syrian political and military hierarchy, and became the chief adviser to the Minister of Defense.

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Rudolf Hess

Rudolf Walter Richard Heß
First Name Rudolf
Last Name Hess
Born on April 26, 1894
Died on August 17, 1987 (aged 93)

Rudolf Walter Richard Hess was a German politician and a leading member of the Nazi Party in Nazi Germany. Appointed Deputy Führer to Adolf Hitler in 1933, Hess served in that position until 1941, when he flew solo to Scotland in an attempt to negotiate peace with the United Kingdom during World War II. He was taken prisoner and eventually convicted of crimes against peace, serving a life sentence until his suicide in 1987.

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